Covid Info by Country

It’s about time for a holiday in Africa and we’ve got all the latest updates for you.

* The below is correct at the time of publishing. We attempt to keep this up to date as and when things change but as these details and requirements change constantly, it is always best to check with the airlines as well as the local diplomatic representative in your country of departure.

Namibia

Namibia is open for international travel. Hooray! Wearing of face masks is no longer mandatory in public places and there are no longer any enforced COVID rules within the country.

If you’re fully vaccinated

Namibia has lifted its coronavirus travel restrictions. You no longer need to present proof of vaccination status, or a PCR test.

If you’re not fully vaccinated

Namibia no longer has any imposed coronavirus travel rules. It is no longer a requirement on entry to present proof of vaccination status or a PCR test.

If you’re transiting through Namibia

The rules set out above also apply to travellers wishing to transit Namibia.

Botswana

Botswana is open for international travel by air and road borders. The wearing of face masks is optional and there are no longer any enforced entry requirements due to COVID.

If you’re fully vaccinated

Botswana has lifted its coronavirus travel restrictions. You no longer need to present proof of vaccination status, or a PCR test.

If you’re not fully vaccinated

There are no longer any imposed coronavirus travel rules. It is no longer a requirement to present proof of vaccination status or a PCR test on entry.

If you’re transiting through Botswana

The rules set out above also apply to travellers wishing to transit Botswana.

South Africa

South Africa’s borders are open for international travel and flights to South Africa have largely returned to normal. You no longer are required to wear face masks in South Africa.

If you’re fully vaccinated

South Africa has lifted its coronavirus travel restrictions. You no longer need to present proof of vaccination status, or a PCR test.

If you’re not fully vaccinated

South Africa has lifted its coronavirus travel rules. You no longer need to present proof of vaccination status or a PCR test.

If you’re transiting through South Africa

The rules set out above also apply to travellers wishing to transit South Africa.

Zambia

Travellers to Zambia are no longer restricted for travel as from 21 March 2023. You are no longer required to provide proof of vaccination status, proof of recovery from Covid-19 or a negative PCR test. Travellers to Zambia are encouraged to be fully vaccinated but this is not mandatory. Wearing of face masks is optional.

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is open for international travel and most flights have resumed. Zimbabwe has lifted its coronavirus travel restrictions, you are no longer required to follow any protocol when in-country including the wearing of masks. You no longer need to present proof of vaccination status, or a PCR test.


NOTE: While the above pertains to the travel requirements by country, it’s important to check with each airline what their specific travel requirements are as well as those in place by your country of residence for your return post travels and for any countries you may travel via in transit.

The above is correct at the time of publishing. We attempt to keep this up to date as and when things change but as these details and requirements change constantly, it is always best to check with the airlines as well as the local diplomatic representative in your country of departure.

November 16, 2023

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